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Word power : a dictionary of fascinating and learned words and phrases for vocabulary enrichment

Author: John Fleming
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fleming
ISBN: 076183804X 9780761838043
OCLC Number: 153582788
Description: 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Word Power, A-Z Part 3 Appendix A: Select Proverbs and Quotations Part 4 Appendix B: Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Part 5 Appendix C: Greek Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Part 6 Appendix D: Words Pertaining to Class Part 7 Bibliography Part 8 About the Author
Responsibility: John Fleming.

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Word Power is a must for anyone who wants to paint a picture with the English language and wants all the colors available. Midwest Book Review, January 2009

 
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by jfflemin@swbell.net (WorldCat user published 2012-02-04) Excellent Permalink

It would take years of reading to acquire the vocabulary succinctly provided in "Word Power." Read this book and you would be familiar with great words, like Schadenfreude, azimuth, Preraphaelites, comstockery, and 2000 other terms. I wrote "Word Power" with painstaking scholarship. Hence, I believe...
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